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English: Regenstein. Painted by Edward Theodore Compton, 1912

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Title: Germany;
Year: 1912 (1910s)
Authors: Dickie, James F., 1848- Compton, Edward Theodore, ill Compton, E. Harrison (Edward Harrison), ill
Subjects: Germany -- Description and travel
Publisher: London : A. & C. Black
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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fashion as it has to-day. Fortunatelythe rumour lacked foundation. Its rightful placeis in Goslar. It is a two-story frame buildingin panels, with extraordinary carved figures onthe outer walls. One represents the visit of thethree kings to the manger at Bethlehem. Othersrepresent mythological subjects. The most curiousis the figure of Butter Jenny. She is churning,and believing that no state law prohibits her fromscratching where scratching is necessary, she is inthe act of raising her dress to give herself the rehefcalled for. Thus she performs two duties at once. The Harz is a paradise for the pedestrian. Thehill-tops afford endless joy. From every height anew and attractive panorama meets the eye. Theinvigorating air gives new colour to the pallidcheek, and the long tramps over the hills strengthennerves and sinews. Legends hover round each i REGENSTEIN The dark tower bearing the trigonometrical signalis the only piece of masonry left—all the rest isexcavated in the solid rock.
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i THE HARZ 151 valley and hill, each tree and rock. The Harz hasan atmosphere that begets legends, and onesblood begins to tingle in response to the uncannysuggestions of the lonely places. Moreover, thereis a very peculiar stillness and silence in the Harzmountains. Men discover that there are silencesand silences. The silence of the hills of the Harzis a very remarkable, awe-inspiring silence. Theresponsive soul begins to believe in elves and fairiesand ghosts. This feeling comes as a visit is made tothe Oker Vale. It deepens as Harzburg is reached.All the weird, uneartlily legends with which theHarz abounds compel belief, when the spell of theirhomes and haunts silently creeps into the blood. Harzburg has become a fashionable resort, andmany beautiful villas clinging to the hillsides opentheir gates to welcome the tourist. It was fromHarzburg that Emperor Henry set out to makehis submission to the papal power. The remem-brance of that humiliating journey moved thepeople of Harzburg

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